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Cruise News Issue 42

  The Ellies have taken this year’s theme of ‘Game Viewing Cruise Style’ to heart! As they grow in confidence that we are a safe presence, we are being treated to sightings that have been nothing short of spectacular. For the adventurous souls, load up your mountain bike and give ‘Game Viewing Cruise Style’ a whole new meaning! Join us for one …

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Cruise News Issue 41

The start of Tiger fishing Season this year has been celebrated by visits from old friends, Mountain Walks, Bikes and Bonfires! Roger enjoying time out with Shaun Botha and Angie Ashton, visiting from Seattle. Great to have Gary Smith (leading world skydiving coach) and his family on-board. Bheki’s guided walks along the Lebombo Mountains.… Participating in Ian Wilson’s Single Track Minded cruise …

Cruise News Issue 40

We are looking forward to a fantastic Tiger Fishing Season this year; hot days, ice cold beers and great company; I’m reminded of a saying in Zulu “Heyi alisashisi Ilanga! Likhipha inhlanzi emanzini!” which translates “Wow! It is so hot the fish are jumping out the water!” This is exactly what happens and while it’s great for the fish, when you …

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Shayamanzi Cruise & Ride

Roger, Bheki and Kerry (White Elephant Lodge) hosted Shireen and her friends on a spectacular cruise and ride through the Pongola Game Reserve weekend in July.   As you will see the sightings of game were fabulous and be sure to watch the video clips of the buffalo! The scenery is beautiful and the bush has recovered so well thanks to …